Smith, Harsen




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1869  83  2260 (74) 12
1870  74  2279 (66) 16
1871  69  2294 (67) 13
1872  74  2287 (77) 0
1873  78  2280 (86) 0
1874  85  2274 (92) 0
1875  94  2267 (98) 0
1876  89  2261 (102) 0
1877  91  2254 (106) 0
1878  92  2247 (110) 0
1879  103  2241 (112) 0
1880  115  2234 (115) 0
1881  135  2228 (117) 0
1882  156  2221 (118) 0
1883  177  2214 (119) 0
1884  195  2208 (120) 0
1885  203  2201 (120) 0
1886  212  2195 (120) 0
1887  229  2188 (120) 0
1888  226  2182 (119) 0
1889  243  2175 (118) 0
1890  260  2168 (117) 0
1891  278  2162 (115) 0
1892  288  2155 (113) 0
1893  296  2149 (110) 0
1894  313  2142 (107) 0
1895  313  2135 (103) 0
1896  310  2129 (99) 0
1897  323  2122 (93) 0
1898  341  2116 (87) 0
1899  362  2109 (79) 0
1900  376  2102 (69) 0
1901  399  2096 (57) 15
1902  420  2088 (51) 17
1903  420  2091 (50) 17
1904  449  2090 (54) 0
1905  458  2090 (49) 17
1906  454  2094 (51) 8
1907  462  2096 (50) 16
1908  452  2100 (58) 0
1909  481  2103 (59) 15

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Smith, Harsen D.  
   Also known as: Smith, Harsen Darwin?
Born: 17 Mar. 1845
Died: 8 Aug. 1910
 
Notes:
Gaige gives 'Smith, Harsen D[arwin?]'; Di Felice gives 'Smith, Harsen Darwin'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 232
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 317
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 396
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 85
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 253
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 31, 9 Dec. 1871, page 4
   [BDE], vol. 31, 21 Dec. 1871, page 2
   [NYC], 16 Jan. 1869
   [NYC], 12 Feb. 1870
   [NYC], 30 Apr. 1870
   [RT], vol. 9, 13 Feb. 1869, page 109
   [RT], vol. 9, 29 May 1869, page 349
   [TFF], 24 Nov. 1871
   [TFF], 15 Dec. 1871
   [WP], vol. 4, 1 Feb. 1872, page 172
Web
   Brennen, Neil.  [Supporting Chess: The Michigan State Chess Association of 1869-1870]
   Sericano, C.  [Cleveland 1871]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Michaelis, O.E. - Smith, H.D. 1869         (f)     6   -   5
Judd, M. - Smith, H.D. 1870 (1)         (c)     6   -   2
Judd, M. - Smith, H.D. 1870 (2)         (f)     4   -   4

Tournament data

Jackson 1869     Michigan State Tournament - First Class    
  Smith, H.D. - Swan, J.P.     1 - 0    
  Smith, H.D. - Michaelis, O.E.     0 - 1    
Cleveland 1871 (1)     2nd American Chess Congress - 1st Class Tournament     7  /  13
Excelsior 1901     2nd Western Chess Association Tournament (2nd USA Open)     9.5  /  15
Excelsior 1902     3rd Western Chess Association Tournament (3rd USA Open)     9  /  17
Chicago 1903     4th Western Chess Association Tournament     7.5  /  17
Excelsior 1905     6th Western Chess Association Tournament (6th USA Open)     7  /  17
Chicago 1906 (2)     7th Western Chess Association Tournament - Section 2     3.5  /  8
Excelsior 1907     8th Western Chess Association Tournament (8th USA Open)     6  /  16
Excelsior 1909     10th Western Chess Association Tournament     7  /  15


Player information updated: 25 Jun. 2019